The first black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences spoke out Friday night in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press about the Oscar nominations and the widespread criticism that followed.
Comments Overheard From Angry Berkeley Residents About Police Using Batons, Tear Gas During #BlackLivesMatter Protests
“When did the people of Berkeley decide it was okay for the police to make our streets look like Beirut,” asked one man.
KCBS In Depth host Jan McMillan speaks with Professor James Taylor, Chair of the Department of Politics at the University of San Francisco, about the race relations in the U.S. and how it plays in with recent events, including the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo at the hands of the police.
Oscar Grant did not deserve to die. That is the central message of the new film “Fruitvale Station.”
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers led to some of the nation’s most destructive race riots, has died at age 47.